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Upcoming events
There will be a testing session coming up in April.  Listen to the Monday night net for the date, time and location.

The next monthly meeting will be on April 15, 2014.  Come and take your mind off that dreaded tax day.

Past Events
Saturday March 15 was the Palm Springs Hamfest.  We had between 700 and 800 people attend in total.  We will be announcing what will be happening next year shortly both on this website and also the Palm Springs Hamfest website.

We had a great Club Meeting on March 18 where we learned a lot about what it will take to be prepared living here in Southern California.   We are working on adding a new page to the site that will have the links to the various websites about emergency preparedness and training.  Also we will have the links to the training required for the Hospital Disaster Support that we starting.  Please join ARES by going to the following websites and registering.  The first is the Orange Section ARES site and the second is specific for Riverside County ARES.

Orange Section Registration and Login Page  Click on the "CREATE NEW USER ACCOUNT" button to start the registration process.
Once you have finished that registration then register on the Riverside County ARES site.  Once your application is verified you will be approved.  There is no background check to join ARES.

The Radio Amateur Is:

* CONSIDERATE...never knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen
the pleasure of others.

* LOYAL...offers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs,
local clubs, and the American Radio Relay League, through which
Amateur Radio in the United States is represented nationally and

* PROGRESSIVE...with knowledge abreast of science, a well-built and
efficient station and knowledge above reproach.

* FRIENDLY...slow and patient operating when requested; friendly
advise and counsel to the beginner; kindly assistance, cooperation and
consideration for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of
the amateur spirit.

* BALANCED...radio is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed
to family, job, school or community.

* PATRIOTIC...station and skill always ready for service to country
and community.

Check into our net on Monday night!

We have a voice net at 19:00 on the Ratpeater 146.940  and a Digital mode net at 19:30 on 144.435 Check the calendar on the news page for schedule. The Freq. and pl are on the WD6RAT page.